The Long Game — 3 Line Tales

From Sonya’s 3LineTales at Only100Words.
You can find the original prompt here. Thank you, Sonya.

photo by Beata Ratuszniak via Unsplash

Alexi mastered his craft, working diligently, he painted every day.

Prints of work by Van Gogh, Ruben, and Klimt sold better than any of his original pieces.

Despite the hardship and the obscurity, he refused to listen to his family and friends, confident that in the end, everyone would remember him.


Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

7 thoughts on “The Long Game — 3 Line Tales

    • Exactly. Van Gogh was not a commercial success in his lifetime. Klimt’s work was highly controversial. Rubens fought against the prevailing idea that courtiers should not use their hands in manual work. Glad you liked the story.


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